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UN Security Council to hold emergency Syria talks

UN Security Council to hold emergency Syria talks

Jordan has kept its border firmly sealed, insisting it can not handle any more than the 650,000 registered Syrian refugees it already houses, and has instead sent aid into its war-torn neighbour. The ...

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Donald Trump Says North Korea Talks

Donald Trump Says North Korea Talks "Going Well", Lashes Critics

North Korea will be just the first stop on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's first around-the-world trip as America's top diplomat. According to the State Department, senior US diplomat Sung Kim, wh...

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Trump administration seeks more time to reunite families

Trump administration seeks more time to reunite families

The DNA verification has been expedited to comply with the court's timeline, although the government worries that some cases could prove to be more complex and might not be verified by the imposed d...

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Trump accuses Democrats of ‘demeaning’ ICE border agents

Trump accuses Democrats of ‘demeaning’ ICE border agents

If it's a useful slogan for Democrats , why are Republicans thrilled? Sixty-four percent said they should be sent home. "Instead of using ICE to prevent terrorism, human smuggling , drug car...

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Woman Who Asked Pruitt to Resign Hopes Confrontation 'Empowers' All

Woman Who Asked Pruitt to Resign Hopes Confrontation 'Empowers' All

Wheeler is a former energy industry lobbyist who worked on behalf of Murray Energy, owned by Robert Murray, a Trump supporter who donated $300,000 to the president's inauguration. Inhofe, who previous...

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Pakistan's Former Prime Minister Found Guilty of Corruption

Pakistan's Former Prime Minister Found Guilty of Corruption

Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz was sentenced to seven years in prison while her husband Captain (retd) Safdar was given one-year jail in the case filed by the National Accountability Bureau, Dawn o...

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Trump Mocks #MeToo, Sucks Up To Putin, And Other Greatest Rally Hits

Trump Mocks #MeToo, Sucks Up To Putin, And Other Greatest Rally Hits

He made light of Warren's previous claims that she has some Native American heritage, a frequent subject of his attacks on the MA senator. 'I want to apologize. Warren was referring to the Healt...

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Senate Intelligence Panel: Putin Was Helping Trump

Senate Intelligence Panel: Putin Was Helping Trump

The update includes a finding of inconsistency in confidence level between the National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and CIA with respect to Russian President Vladimir ...

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Trump urges Congress to fix ‘insane’ immigration laws

Trump urges Congress to fix ‘insane’ immigration laws

Trump took to Twitter Thursday morning and fired off a string of messages urging members of Congress, who are now not in Washington for the week, to fix the country's "insane" immigration laws. The ...

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Newshour, Poland: Protests mount over Supreme Court

Newshour, Poland: Protests mount over Supreme Court "purge"

The new law , which took effect Tuesday, lowered the mandatory retirement age to 65 from 70 for Poland's Supreme Court justices. Under new legislation pushed through by the ruling right-wing Law a...

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Trump's one-on-one talks with Putin to include election meddling, ambassador says

Trump's one-on-one talks with Putin to include election meddling, ambassador says

The prospect of Trump and Putin meeting alone has raised concern among members of the US national security community, some of whom have fretted that Putin, who has served as either president or prime ...

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United States tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

United States tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

The Commerce Ministry statement didn't provide details on its retaliation. "It is troubling that the administration continues to assume that the imposition of tariffs will convince China to resolv...

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Trump Backs Rep. Jordan's Denial of Abuse Knowledge

Trump Backs Rep. Jordan's Denial of Abuse Knowledge

A report Tuesday from NBC News cited former Ohio State wrestlers who said they were abused by Dr. Richard Strauss , who committed suicide in 2005. A former wrestler was on CNN on Wednesday and sa...

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Nuclear talks: What US and North Korea want from each other

Nuclear talks: What US and North Korea want from each other

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit North Korea on Friday, seeking to secure the remains of some 200 U.S. troops missing from the Korean War and initial agreement on the North's nuclear...

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Desperate search for almost 50 Chinese tourists after boat overturns off Thailand

Desperate search for almost 50 Chinese tourists after boat overturns off Thailand

Strong winds are still blowing as rescuers look for the missing in the Andaman Sea off the tourist island of Phuket . Fifty-six passengers remain unaccounted for after the Phoenix went down on Th...

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Media react to England's first World Cup penalty shootout win

Media react to England's first World Cup penalty shootout win

England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has responded to the jibe from Belgian counterpart Thibaut Courtois after saving Carlos Bacca' spot kick during his side's round of 16 penalty shoot out triumph...

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Raymond Kethledge makes Trump's 3-person shortlist for Supreme Court pick

Raymond Kethledge makes Trump's 3-person shortlist for Supreme Court pick

She has clerked for Scalia and David B. Sentelle, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Lee also was an assistant US attorney in Salt Lake City and general counsel to form...

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Trump doesn't care what people think about his relationship with Putin

Trump doesn't care what people think about his relationship with Putin

During the telephone conversation on the initiative of the US side, the foreign ministers discussed the preparations of the upcoming contact between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his USA coun...

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Tropical wave now a tropical depression

Tropical wave now a tropical depression

The depression is located between the Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles, southeast of the Caribbean Sea. The storm was on Thursday morning the weakest type of cyclone, a tropical depression...

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Pompeo, Lavrov discuss Trump-Putin summit in July

Pompeo, Lavrov discuss Trump-Putin summit in July

In a conference call, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, said: "There are quite a lot of issues between Moscow and Washington where our points of view are dramatically divided". Richard Shelby, R-Ala....

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Woman protester climbs Statue of Liberty

Woman protester climbs Statue of Liberty

Rise & Resist organizers posted a tweet Wednesday, insisting Okoumou's actions were not part of the plan. Rise and Resist , a NY based group that engages in Queer Nation and ACT UP style street the...

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Novichok poisoning: what happened in Amesbury?

Novichok poisoning: what happened in Amesbury?

The couple, believed to be Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess, are in a critical condition having been found unconscious at a house on Saturday. Britain accused Russian Federation of poisoning Skripal...

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President Buhari Commends Nigeria-Kuwait Relations

President Buhari Commends Nigeria-Kuwait Relations

French president Emmanuel Macron offered to support Nigeria's efforts to realise security within its borders and eliminate terrorist organisation, Boko Haram, through securing the Sahel region . He sa...

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European Union urgently needs clarity about relationship with UK - Dutch PM Rutte

European Union urgently needs clarity about relationship with UK - Dutch PM Rutte

On Friday, May will gather her warring ministers at her Chequers country retreat, aiming to thrash out their differences on how close economically Britain should remain to the European Union , ahead ...

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North Korea Could Denuclearize in a Year, Bolton Says

North Korea Could Denuclearize in a Year, Bolton Says

President Donald Trump told Fox News Sunday he trusted Kim Jong Un would dismantle his nuclear program ("I made a deal with him"), but admitted the deal they agreed to in Singapore last month ...

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